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There are some things in the world that the world of medicine may not be able to cure/have an answer for. A person gets really sick and admitted to the hospital. Sometimes, the cause cannot be found. Or the cause is found (medically) but despite steps taken, the patient do not get well. I have [...]

Most of us would down a couple or two paracetemol when we feel that our fever is rising. Sometimes it works but sometimes even with the medicine the fever had to run its course. Recently I was camping outside....I've always wanted to sleep under the open sky and admiring the stars as I fall asleep. [...]

Health Symptom posted by someone: Does anyone know anything about ear problems? My mom has suffered for a month and was not getting better. She has had cold after cold and the pressure is still in her ear. The doctors have given her antibotics,and there is still no improvement. It is driving her nuts it feels like she's [...]

I was sneezing profusely one day at office when a Malay colleague of mine advised me to try out 'rawatan resdung' or traditional Malay treatment for sinus as well as for other related conditions like allergies, pimples and even dandruff. Often if we suffer from sinus, doctors would prescribe medicine like Piriton, Polaramine and Claritin.  [...]

The next time when you are feeling unwell, stuffy nose, having dental/ gum problems or feel a fever coming up, or a host of other chronic as well as acure health conditions, try oil pulling. It's easy, almost free and uses only a simple ingredient- oil which is readily available in your kitchen. Oil pulling is [...]

Here is a symptom posed by a young boy: Okay, so at school, some tard popped a bag near my ear, about 4 feet away, and my ear suddenly closed up. This went away eventually, but then another tard did the same thing maybe... two days ago, and got the same effect. I've recently cleared [...]

Case study: I had nose bleeds when I was little but they stopped about the time of puberty. But a year or so ago the nose bleeds started again.  I don't really have allergies and the nose bleeds don't just happen a certain time in the year.  It has progressed to about two or more times a month. I was [...]

Once when I was down with slight fever and went to see a doctor, she asked me if I am taking medication. I told her no, but I am planning to take 100 plus (Isotonic drink). She advised me against taking isotonic soft drinks due to the high sugar content. Anyway, I still bought 100 [...]

Just last Christmas, my brother was nearly hospitalized due to suspected dengue. He was weak and his body temperature was alternating between high and very high with lots of coughing. His blood platelet count was low. At first, I took him to see the Chinese doctor to have his pulse taken. After taking the Chinese [...]

Asam jawa or tamarind paste can help to bring down fever- especially with children. But you will need to buy it in paste form- I am not sure if it is available in the West but the paste is generally sold in grocery shops in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.  Asam jawa paste is usually used [...]

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